Grace Irene Roylance died Apr. 7, 2009. She was born Feb. 17, 1928 in Melfort, Sask. to William and Annie Friesen. Grace married Jim Roylance Apr. 30, 1947 in Penticton, B.C., and moved to Grand Forks, B.C., in 1969.She was blessed with the gift of hospitality and excellent baking skills. She was an encourager and faithful friend to many, sending cards on birthdays and anniversaries of loved ones. Grace looked forward to participating in 4 weekly activities at Gospel Chapel: Sunday morning service, 55+ Bible study, Hardy View day program, and Blessings Boutique’s Mom’s Morning Out. Predeceased by Jim, infant son Donald, granddaughter Kristel, grandson Connor, 1 sister; Grace is mourned by children Harv (Cathy), Karren (Ed) Donald, Wendy (Art) Linnington; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 3 siblings.
Karla is a writer for Mennonite World Conference who lives in Winnipeg.